Reagan to get stamp of approval

October 12th, 2004

Ronald Reagan's image will appear on a commemorative postage stamp to be issued early next year.

The stamp honoring the nation's 40th president will be unveiled Nov. 9 at Reagan's library in Simi Valley, where he was buried in June.

The Postal Service traditionally doesn't honor prominent Americans with a stamp until at least 10 years after their deaths.

U.S. presidents are the exception - they may be honored with a stamp after the first birth anniversary following their death.

The first-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony will take place Feb. 9 at the library.

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